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08/19/14

Jeweler steps in to save one man’s proposal

A Florida couple has risen above the snafu of accidentally donating a $6,000 engagement ring to Goodwill, thanks to the generosity of the staff at a family-owned jewelry store. 

08/19/14

Jeweler, family held overnight in home invasion

Police in the town of Greece, a suburb of Rochester, N.Y., are searching for three suspects accused of keeping two jewelry store workers and their adult son tied up in their home for hours in order to rob the store. 

08/18/14

WJA announces date for ‘Jewelry Night Out’

The WJA will host its second annual “Jewelry Night Out” event next month, inviting designers, retailers and editors to network in cities across the country as well as in Hong Kong.

08/18/14

Southern hospitality at its finest (jewelry)

New National Jeweler columnist Lilian Raji takes readers on a tour through the aisles of the recent Atlanta Jewelry Show. 

08/15/14

NJ jeweler reopens with focus on diamonds, brands

Following a renovation, Corrine Jewelers has reopened its doors to reveal a design focused on diamonds, bridal jewelry and branded fashion merchandise. 

08/14/14

What cities have the most enthusiastic employees?

Employees are highly engaged in Huntsville, Ala. and Miami but are feeling less workplace love in Las Vegas and Lincoln, Neb., a survey shows. 

08/14/14

For the jeweler: A new growth opportunity

In today’s ultra-competitive retail environment, sales, margin and market share are increasingly hard to come by, columnist Jan Brassem writes. That’s why retailers shouldn’t be afraid to step outside their ‘comfort zone’ and consider acquisition as a way to grow their business.  

08/14/14

US gold demand grows for fifth straight quarter

U.S. demand for gold jewelry rose 15 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, topping growth in Eastern markets that typically are more robust. 

08/13/14

In age of experiential spending, jewelry holds its own

Retail spending was up again in the month of July as the economy continues to slowly climb out of the recession and consumers spend on experiences and fine jewelry, which is seen as an investment because of its permanence, over gone-tomorrow material goods, according to MasterCard.